Dutch legend Stam writes off Osimhen for Manchester United

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Dutch legend Jaap Stam has said that Manchester United should target Harry Kane instead of Victor Osimhen this summer as the Napoli striker could ‘struggle’ in the Premier League.

Erik ten Hag is desperate to sign an established centre forward this summer, given United have scored just 51 goals in 35 league games this term.

Kane, 29, has 14 months to run on his deal at Tottenham and he’s unlikely to sign an extension

However, Spurs remain intent on keeping the England captain and would demand around £100m to sell the forward.

Osimhen, 24, has inspired Napoli to their first league title in 30 years and though he could cost even more, he has far greater sell-on value.

But Stam believes that Kane provides a greater guarantee of success at Old Trafford, as Osimhen may struggle to adapt to the Premier League.

“Kane knows the Premier League very well, he’s proven himself at Spurs and he’s one of the best goalscorers in the world, he knows the level of play and what’s been expected from him, and what he can bring,” Stam told Bet 365.“So you can bring in a player like Kane and of course you would be doing a very, very good deal for United in bringing him in.”

He added: “ I think Osimhen, he’s a different type of player.

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